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  • Survey: 2019-2020 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: National Outcome Measures
  • Question: NOM 19: Overall health status
  • Sub Group: Race/ethnicity of child -- 7 categories

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National Outcome Measure 19: Percent of children, ages 0 through 17, in excellent or very good health
Excellent or very goodGoodFair or poorTotal %
C.I.85.3 - 88.59.7 - 12.71.3 - 2.8
Sample Count8,239903163
Pop. Est.16,267,7822,073,490357,841
White, non-Hispanic%
C.I.93.0 - 93.85.3 - 6.00.8 - 1.1
Sample Count45,1632,898509
Pop. Est.34,095,4862,061,392355,165
Black, non-Hispanic%85.911.13.0100.0
C.I.84.2 - 87.59.6 - 12.72.3 - 3.8
Sample Count4,141533128
Pop. Est.8,305,7591,070,036288,192
Asian, non-Hispanic%
C.I.87.9 - 92.26.8 - 11.00.6 - 1.8
Sample Count3,46127432
Pop. Est.3,000,559288,81135,117
American Indian/Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic%
C.I.77.0 - 89.48.0 - 18.81.3 - 9.1
Sample Count384577
Pop. Est.236,29034,8259,702
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic%
C.I.84.4 - 94.83.7 - 13.10.7 - 5.7
Sample Count172215
Pop. Est.164,34912,7383,749
Multiple race, non-Hispanic%
C.I.89.5 - 92.76.1 - 9.20.8 - 1.9
Sample Count4,56636260
Pop. Est.3,798,534313,43251,774

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

        Please interpret with caution: estimate has a 95% confidence interval width exceeding 20 percentage points or 1.2 times the estimate and may not be reliable. For more information about the data suppression and display criteria click here.

DATA ALERT: Missing values for this subgroup were imputed separately in each individual year. The estimates were calculated using a single imputation.

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2019-2020 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [].